The Special Projects and Investigations team published this issue on Feb. 5, 2015.
Topics: The Racial and Ethnic Minorities Issue
Getting pulled over by the police is one of the scariest things that can happen for too many people.
LEGO announced last week that it will create its first female space figures, celebrating women who have played important roles in the history of NASA.
The city of Charlotte is considered an economic powerhouse — but studies show its success is divided along racial lines.
Not a single state legislature in the United States accurately reflects the Asian-American and Latino populations it governs, according to a report by the New American Leaders Project.
The UNC system has seen an increase in overall enrollment this year — entirely due to a boost in minority enrollees.
When roads turned icy and traveling became dangerous on Friday, most scheduled events, from classes to meetings, were cancelled. But the Minority Health Conference came up with a quick alternative.
UNC professor’s research shows that black drivers twice as likely to be stopped as white drivers in Chapel Hill
It’s a tough fact to swallow.
Simon Lee was relaxing on a bench outside Chapel Hill High School’s library. He says he wasn’t doing anything out of the ordinary — he was gossiping, joking with friends before his free period. Nothing he should have been disciplined for.
As police bias becomes better documented by the U.S. Department of Justice and other agencies, experts and activists are developing research projects and providing resources that better address the faults of the justice system. The following is a roundup of some of that work.
So far, Jose has defied the odds.
Sometimes, I wish our readers could be in the office when we’re making our decisions.
The label of “Asian-American” fails to encapsulate the diversity of the groups it is supposed to represent. As a result, we have been represented as a monolithic group of quiet, hardworking people, which serves to keep us wedged somewhere between other groups of color.
The Daily Tar Heel’s editorial board posed the following question to several campus leaders who are also students of color: Does UNC adequately support students of color? If not, how can it facilitate their success? Below are the responses of four of those students, edited for length and clarity.